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New Curation Tool a Boon for Genetic Biologists


June 21, 2011

Bruce Schatz With the BeeSpace Navigator, University of Illinois researchers have created both a curation tool for genetic biologists and a new approach to searching for information. The user-friendly interface allows biologists to build a unique "space," or special collection of literature to search, in a few simple steps. Not only does the program summarize a gene, as a curator would, but it also can perform analysis to extrapolate functions from literature. Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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